Fertility and Reflexology

Here’s a great article from the website Natural Fertility Info which talks about the benefits of reflexology for infertility.   Click HERE for the full article. ………Unique to the individual couple, the anxieties and complexities of an unmet desire can bring strain to relationships and even isolation from friends while the process of getting pregnant takes center stage. Reflexology has been Continue reading »

Does your doctor tell you about the side effects of your medication?

An interesting American article here about the side effects of medication, suggesting that “patients need to become their own experts, researching drugs on websites”.  Amy Thompson, a clinical pharmacist and an associate professor at the University of Michigan’s College of Pharmacy, said “I think it’s important the patient understand what the medication is, what they’re Continue reading »

The connection between the adrenals and hormones

This article highlights why specific hormone balancing techniques are so important in a reflexology session.  The link between the adrenal glands and the menopause is well written about in this article.  I’ve written about adrenal fatigue before, and this informative explanation details exactly why so many women have such acute problems once they reach the Continue reading »

What’s the perfect portion size? Do you know?

One thing’s for sure; it’s probably a lot less than you think!  Portion size is a big issue at the moment with simple things like the sizes of plates being larger nowadays making a difference.  And with more of us sitting around in front of the computer, it’s easy to loose perspective of our actual Continue reading »

Dementia

Dementia is constantly talked about in the news at the moment and seems to be a worry for most people. This article discusses various signals that may be an indicator of the development of the condition. It also mentions how the intake of certain foods such as turmeric, salmon, eggs, seeds and walnuts could potentially Continue reading »

Having the wrong kind of stomach bacteria can lead to weight gain

Experts reveal how the microbiome in your gut is linked to weight gain and health disorders. We all have trillions of different microbes in our guts. The latest thinking is that this microscopic community, known as the microbiome, acts like an organ in the body, performing various vital functions. A healthy, balanced microbiome helps us Continue reading »

Food Matters

This is the most powerful, informative and inspiring documentaries I’ve ever seen – not to mention controversial.  I see clients on a daily basis who are struggling with health matters, many of whom are receiving medical care, most of whom are not getting better.  In fact, many of my clients feel they are spiraling into Continue reading »

Beating Food Addiction

  “If you’re overweight, there’s a good chance that you’re addicted to certain foods and perhaps don’t know it. But it’s not your fault. You are not gluttonous, weak-willed, or a bad person. Food addiction is usually framed as an emotional issue, but it is in fact largely a biochemical problem.To put it bluntly, your Continue reading »

Walnuts!

Did you know, a handful of walnuts can help you get to sleep? Walnuts are a good source of tryptophan, a sleep-enhancing amino acid that helps make serotonin and melatonin, the “body clock” hormone that sets your sleep-wake cycles.  Additionally, University of Texas researchers found that walnuts contain their own source of melatonin, which may help Continue reading »

Silence is important for our brain

Science says that silence is much more important to our brain than we think.  This is a fascinating article…personally speaking, I find that I need some silence each day or I become very stressed…looks like here’s the answer why!